Posted on: 06 May 2021

Guidance for hair and beauty businesses that are reopening following COVID-19 restrictions

This guide is intended for businesses in the hair and beauty industry that are looking to safely reopen the business following the easing of Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions or lockdowns.

For further advice on getting back to business for different sectors, or coronavirus FAQs, visit our Coronavirus information hub.

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There are many different things you will need to consider when reopening your hair and beauty business and you will need to be thorough to ensure that everyone you welcome is safe. In this guide we have put together a list of useful resources to help you get back to business.

Salon or Shop Premises Safety

To keep both your team and customers safe, you will need to prepare your premises to make sure that social distancing can be observed when treatments aren’t being carried out, have rigorous cleaning routines and PPE to prevent the virus from spreading.

Take a look at these articles for getting your premises safe when you get back to business.

Customer Safety

When you welcome your customers into your salon, you should hope to give them the best service possible, as close to a normal experience outside of the COVID-19 pandemic.

To ensure that you are giving your customers the best experience possible, whilst observing COVID-19 safety measures, read through some of these articles.

Premierline+ Business Toolkit

As a Premierline customer, you have full access to the Premierline+ customer benefits package, including a Business Toolkit from Zywave.

Details of how to register for the Business Toolkit are included in a MyWave Connect welcome email you should have received shortly after buying your insurance from Premierline. If you haven’t registered yet, we need to resend your Business Toolkit welcome email. Simply email us with your business name and postcode, and we will send you a copy of the email.

The Business Toolkit provides you with content specific to the industry you work in to give you guidance on how to run your business on topics such as legislation, compliance, human resources, risk management and safety.

Take a look at some of their articles here (login required):

Guidance for hair & beauty businesses from insurers

Many of our insurance providers, such as Allianz have produced back to business guides that can be accessed for free through their websites. Take a look at some of their guidance using the external links below.


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